It’s never the “off” season: Canadian winter running races/events in January and February

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

From the mild coastal climate of Vancouver to the bitter cold of Ottawa and even the snow-covered east coast, there’s a winter run/race for everyone


The psychology of making and keeping New Year’s resolutions

January 3rd, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Experts, Health & Nutrition, Q&A, Running for Weight Loss, Training | No Comments »

We talk to Speed River’s sports psychologist about setting and sticking to running-related goals and resolutions.


Effective and efficient treadmill workouts to outrun winter

December 21st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

If there’s one thing that all runners can agree on it’s that running on the treadmill sucks! Make it suck less with these creative and effective efforts.


Fit in time for fitness over the hectic holiday season

December 20th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Finding the time to run and train over the holidays can be tough but will help beat the guilt and gluttony of the season.


The unseen benefits of winter running and training

December 13th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Winter-like conditions have arrived in most parts of the country which means running and training has basically become harder. Whether it’s slippery, icy sidewalks; sloppy snow-covered trails; or the unrelenting cold temperatures and biting […]



When the weather outside gets frightful, training indoors can be delightful

December 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans | No Comments »

When winter is at its worst, opting to stay indoors and using an indoor track or treadmill may be the safest and most effective way to get a run in.


Weekly Workout: What to do when you’re tight for time

November 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Looking to save time but also get a great workout in? High-intensity interval training may be the answer.


Identifying weak spots and learning how to strengthen them

November 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the race season now over it’s time to identify your strengths and weaknesses and embrace both to become a better athlete.


Tips on staying motivated beyond the finish line

November 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Everyone struggles to find the motivation to run and train. Accept that as part of the journey and then use these creative solutions to stick with your running routine.


Post-marathon recovery: How to recharge following a marathon

October 25th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

By celebrating your past success and planning for future ones, the post-marathon period is an excellent time to relax and recharge both your body and your mind.


Weekly Workout: Repeats at goal race pace to be race ready

October 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Late-season workouts should be considered opportunities to practice and perfect the fitness you already have by running at goal race pace.